HealthBegins blog: “Why Health Systems Are Putting Lawyers on the Care Team”

Wednesday, July 27, 2022

One year ago, Kaiser Permanente (KP) became the first large, private integrated health system to strategically invest systemwide in medical-legal partnerships (MLPs) and add lawyers to their healthcare teams. In its pilot year, Kaiser Permanente partnered with the National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership and HealthBegins, to develop MLPs in five regions, working with local legal aid partners in each of those communities. In a piece for the HealthBegins blog, Kate Marple unpacks lessons learned from implementing these partnerships started at Kaiser Permanente. Click here to read the full post.